Author Archive | Andy Meszaros

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Hungary and the EU, September’s Program

 Dr. Zsolt Hetesy from the Hungarian Embassy was back to give us an update on the EU parliamentary elections that were held last spring,  and how the results of the elections impact Hungary.   Going from from one set of data to another on his Prezi presentation,  Dr. Hetesy explained how some of the new positions and issues […]

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2019 Fall Lecture Series

Our next program in the 2019 Lecture Series will be held on Saturday, October 12 at 2 pm. The program is entitled “Hungarian Diaspora Diplomacy:  The Washington Perspective”, and will be presented by Zita Mirk, Diaspora Liaison, Embassy of Hungary Diplomacy is defined by Merriam-Webster as the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations, […]

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2019 Annual Meeting

Members of the Museum and many volunteers gathered at the Museum for the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The dinner was an opportunity for volunteers and Board members to meet and chat with each other in an informal social gathering. The report of the Annual Meeting itself was prepared by the […]

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Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark

Once again the Museum participated in the Lake Erie Captain’s annual Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark. Along with the Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeast Ohio and the William Penn Fraternal Association, the Museum helped celebrate our heritage with youngsters through face-painting. Since the Captains initiated this evening of Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark, […]

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New Exhibit at the Museum

The beauty and diversity of Hungary’s countryside, villages and cities is presented with stunning imagery. Compelling photographs divided by topic grace the exhibit wall of the Museum, along with interactive computer programs that allow the visitor to delve deeper into the treasures of Hungary. (more…)

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May program on George Szell well received!

Ever wonder how the Cleveland Orchestra grew to be a world class institution?  On Saturday, May 11th a large audience gathered at the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society Museum to learn about George Szell, the Hungarian-born musician, composer, and conductor who built the Cleveland Orchestra into one of the finest orchestras in the world today. Marcia Hanson […]

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April’s program highlighted the Hungarian-American community in Cleveland.

Dr. Endre Szentkiralyi’s presentation on “Being Hungarian in Cleveland” was well attended and gave the audience a detailed look into the lives of Hungarian-Americans in Cleveland. Starting with a summary of the Hungarian immigrant waves into the Cleveland area, Dr. Szentkiralyi traced the contributions of each wave of immigrants, beginning with the earliest generations, up […]

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Save the Date!

The Cleveland Hungarian Museum will hold its annual Vintner Dinner on October 19, 2019. This is a wonderful opportunity to taste great Hungarian wines and also support the mission of the Museum. Our physical presence in Downtown Cleveland not only adds to the cultural vibrancy of Northeast Ohio, but is also a testament to the […]

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Positive feedback after lecture on the EU

On Saturday afternoon, March 9th, our audience at the Museum enjoyed a fascinating and well-prepared presentation on the European Union.  Dr. Zsolt Hetesy joined us from the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, DC. Dr. Hetesy is an extremely knowledgeable diplomat and he described in detail the complexities of the EU,  its configuration,  its history,  and its […]

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February program featuring Hungarian Folk Customs

Our first program in this Spring Series of lectures was well attended, and proved to be a well-researched, compelling presentation by Dr. Enikő Bús, a Fulbright Scholar at Cleveland State University. Dr. Bús talked about folk customs of Hungary, enriching her presentation with wonderful visuals.  She started the talk explaining the history of time, the adoption […]

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